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Sep 6, 2012 2:05am EDT
together. former president bill clinton was joined by barack obama on stage at the democratic convention and they're partying like it was 1992 where the delegates heard a longer than expected speech from former president bill clinton. >> that it was. now, what never happened before, a former president formerly nominating an incumbent? >> reporter: a detailed criticism of the obama administration, president clinton gave his party a reminder of what was the good old days. as you saw, president obama showed up this evening to look the place over, but the night belonged to bill clinton. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: they still love him. huge ovation. he started with distinctions between the parties. >> we're all in this together. it's a far better philosophy than you're on your own. they think government is always the enemy. they're always right. and compromise is weakness. >> reporter: he credited the president for turning the economy around. >> he inherited a deeply damaged economy. he put a floor under the trash. he began the long, hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for
Sep 7, 2012 2:05am EDT
. we have a blog on the website. >>> no suspense regarding the reaction to president obama's speech. of course they loved it. he was preaching to the choir. but here we had the choir from the other church. a group of republicans gathered to pass judgment on the words of mr. obama. and the question of the hour, just like last week, could he change any minds? in charlotte, the crowd was fired up in anticipation of president obama. but here in our wusa9 viewing center, that feeling in the air is skepticism. >> as of right now, i think he's doing a mediocre job at best. >> but our local republicans seemed more disappointed than hostile. >> so many were captured by hope and change. and now that we're graduates, it's not very hopeful. >> i feel a sense of disappointment and overwhelming sentiment from the hope and change mentality. >> there's not a chance i'm going to vote for him, but i'm open to hear what he says. >> but once he began to speak, our gop friends seemed a tad less friendly. [ laughing ] >> even bursting into laughter every time the president mentioned cutting the debt. oth
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